alveolar bone loss


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al·ve·o·lar bone loss

(al-vēŏ-lăr bōn laws)
Resorption of bone that surrounds and supports teeth.
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For mean bone loss, attachment loss measured in millimeters at each dental site was summed and divided by the number of sites examined to produce a mean alveolar bone loss score.
The significance of age, proximal caries, gingival inflammation, probing depths and the loss of lamina dura in the diagnosis of alveolar bone loss in the primary molars.
In those whom diabetes is uncontrolled or poorly controlled, there is generally more attachment and alveolar bone loss resulting in more severe periodontal disease.
Such dentures are constructed in order to produce a relatively stable lower denture in patients with gross alveolar bone loss.
Finite elements analysis of lingual forces effects in alveolar bone loss cases, www.
Many systemic diseases are associated with advanced alveolar bone loss that may lead to premature loss of teeth, such as hypophosphatesia, Papillon-Lefevre syndrome, histiocytosis X, agranulocytosis, leukocyte adherence deficiency, neutropenias, leukemias, diabetes mellitus, scleroderma, fibrous dysplasia, acrodynia, and Chediak-Higashi syndrome [Armitage, 1999].
Ryan explores the properties of the IMPACS in preventing alveolar bone loss in another model of aggressive periodontal disease, induced by the injection of endotoxin around the teeth of experimental rats.
11) Paulander and coworkers recently demonstrated that periodontitis subjects with moderate (4-5 mm) and deep (> 6 ram) probing depths were 2 to 3 times more likely to exhibit alveolar bone loss over 10 years.
One of the compounds, Enzo-D58, when administered orally was shown to prevent alveolar bone loss in a rat periodontal model.
Whilst gingivitis is common amongst children and adolescents, premature exfoliation of primary teeth or periodontitis with alveolar bone loss in children is extremely rare.